Advocacy Counselling Helpline


Rape Crisis England & Wales – find information about the national umbrella body for Rape Crisis Centres across England & Wales including a directory of all Rape Crisis Centres.

Women’s Lives Leeds – a partnership between women and girls’ organisations working in Leeds, their website also includes a directory where you can find out about a range of support services

British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) – providing help to women with an unplanned pregnancy or a pregnancy they choose not to continue with.

Childline –  telephone and email-based support to children and young people up to the age of 18.

The Counselling Directory – a free confidential service enabling those in distress to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs.

Refuge – National Domestic Violence Abuse helpline for anyone experiencing domestic abuse

From Report to Court – a handbook for adult survivors of sexual violence

Galop – the LGBT+ anti violence charity

Karma Nirvana – supporting victims of so called ‘honour based’ violence and forced marriage

Mosac – supporting non abusing parents/carers of sexually abused children

NAPAC – supporting recovery from child abuse


Refugee Council – working with refugees and people seeking asylum in the UK. We offer practical support and advice throughout their journey in the UK.

Respond – challenging vulnerability and sexual abuse in the lives of people with learning disabilities

Rights of Women – helping women through the law

Safeline – a specialised charity working to prevent sexual abuse and to support those affected in their recovery. This includes working with people whose mental health issues (manifesting for example as self-harming) suggest that they may be vulnerable to abuse.

The Samaritans – whatever you’re going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Stop it Now – a campaign preventing child sexual abuse

Victim Support

The Women’s Resource Centre – the largest national umbrella organisation for women’s charities






Call our helpline free on
0808 802 3344

Your call should be answered immediately during our helpline opening times, unless we’re on another call. If we’re closed or on another call you can leave us a message and we’ll call you back.